Covid Policies: For in-person events, all attendees must be vaccinated and symptom-free.

Shabbat Services Shabbat Services
CTC holds egalitarian services the second Friday of each month at 6:00 PM in the homes of its members. Services are followed by a vegetarian potluck dinner.
High Holy Days Services High Holy Days Services
HH Day services are held in members' homes and lay-led. Only one day of Rosh Hashanah is observed. The synagogue Board sponsors an oneg after services on erev Rosh Hashanah. A dairy potluck follows morning services the next day, and a dairy break fast follows yizkor and neilah services at the conclusion of Yom Kippur.
Sukkot Sukkot
The congregation frequently hosts a sukkot gathering in a member's garden. A dairy potluck in our sukkah follows recital of the blessings over the lulav and etrog.
Hanukkah Hanukkah
CTC observes the Festival of Lights on the first Friday evening during Hanukkah. Attendees are encouraged to bring their hanukkiahs and candles, as well as a dairy potluck dish. A gay and/or Jewish-themed movie follows candle lighting and dinner.
Purim Purim
Sometimes it's a costume party, sometimes we read the Book of Esther, but always there is food and wine and lots of noise and good cheer!
Passover Seder Passover Seder (second night)
CTC hosts a community seder on the second night of Passover, usually at the Washington Park Arboretum. The congregation provides wine and ritual food; attendees are asked to bring fleishic dishes for a potluck dinner. RSVP is required and a donation is requested to help defray the cost of the building rental and insurance.